OFFICIAL BARE BONES INTERNATIONAL
INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL ENTRY FORM
FESTIVAL DATE: APRIL 19-25, 2004
401 W. Broadway, Suite 308 Muskogee, OK 74401
NAME OF PERSON SUBMITTING FORM: TITLE OF PROJECT:____________________________________________________________
First ________________________Middle Initial_____ Last _____________________
Your Title: [__] Writer [__] Co-Writer [__] Producer [__] Director
[__] Editor [__] Other __________________________
Name of Production Company _________________________________
Sign only after you have read the Official Rules and Certification Statement in Part 3. Keep a copy of the entire entry form.
NON-REFUNDABLE ENTRY FEES ENCLOSED: [_$___________]
[__] $30 Shorts -30 minutes/pages or less any category, genre
[__] $35 Mini-Movies- 31-59 minutes/pages any category, genre
[__] $40 Features- 60 minutes/pages or more, any category, genre
MULTIPLE SUBMISSION DISCOUNT:
[__] ½ regular price for second entry-any category, genre $________
EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT:
[__] Deduct $5 (Shorts, Mini & Feature categories only, does not apply to second-entry, or student discount) for Early Bird Submissions postmarked prior to November 15, 2003.
[__] DEDUCT $10 if student (attach current ID copy ) Indicate which category:
[__] Vocational/Technical School Student
[__] Film School Student
[__] College/University Student
[__] Alternative/High School or Middle School Student
LATE FEE ADDITION:
[__] ADD $15 Late Fee-Any movie/screenplay postmarked AFTER January 15, 2004. FINAL: February 15, 2004.
SCREENPLAYS: WGA Registration #_____________________________Date:___________
# PAGES _________[__] Original Screenplay [__] Screenplay Adaptation [__] Teleplay [__] MOW
MOVIES: LENGTH: Total Running Time (TRT): ____ [__] Short 30 minutes or less [__] Mini-Feature 31-59 minutes [__] Feature (60 minutes or more)
MAIN COMPETITION CATEGORY: Select One
[__] Documentary [__] Animation [__] Music Video [__] Trailer [__] Experimental [__] Student [__] Narrative [__] Mock-u-mentary [__] Screenplay [__] Work-in-Progress [___] Movie Soundtrack [__] Foreign Origins [__] Other_________________________
GENRE: Select the one that best describes your project: MOVIE or SCREENPLAY
[__] Drama [__] Comedy [__] Dramedy [__] Behind the Scenes [__] Romance [__] Thriller
[__] Suspense [__] Horror [__] Sci-Fi [__] Action/Adventure [__] Urban Action [__] Western
[__] Period Piece [__] True Story [__] Native Vision [___] OTHER___________________
HOW DID YOU LEARN ABOUT THIS FESTIVAL?:
[__] Trade Magazine ______________________
[__] Internet Site______________ [__] Newspaper __________ [__] BBIFF Alumni ___________ [__] Other _______________________Thanks for helping us track our referrals
PREMIERE STATUS: [__] WORLD [__] UNITED STATES [__] OKLAHOMA [__] NONE
[__] Family-Oriented [__] Youth-Oriented [__] Senior-Citizen-Oriented [__] Oklahoma Setting
[__] Transcending Barriers Theme [__] True Story [__] Erase Hate/promote Tolerance
[__] Ethnic/Cultural [__] Female-Oriented [__] Other (please be specific)______________________
Writer: First_____________________________ MI___ Last________________________
Co-Writer: First__________________________ MI___ Last________________________
Producer: First ___________________________MI____Last________________________
Executive Producer: First___________________MI___ Last________________________
Co-Producer: First_________________________MI___ Last________________________
Director: First____________________________MI___ Last________________________
Cinematographer: First_____________________MI___ Last________________________
Editor: First______________________________MI___ Last________________________
Co-Editor: First___________________________MI___ Last________________________
Key Actors :First__________________________MI___ Last________________________
Attach complete list
LOGLINE: (Think TV Guide listing)
SHORT SYNOPSIS: 50 words or less (TO BE PUBLISHED)
FEATURE FILMS/SCREENPLAYS BARE BONES BUDGET INFO: [__] $10,000 or less
[__] $50,000 or less [__] $100,000 or less [__] $250,000 or less [__] $500,000 or less
[__] $750,000 or less [__] $1,000,000 or less *[__] More than $1,000,000 but less than $5,000,000
[__] BARE BONES FEATURE BUDGET SUMMARY ATTACHED (Not for publication)
ORIGINAL MOVIE FORMAT: [__] 35mm [__] 16mm [__] 8 mm [__] HD [__] Super 8 [__] Mini DV [__] DV [__] Video Camcorder [X] NTSC [__] Other_____________________________
[__] PAL (requires conversion to NTSC or pay addl transfer fee $55
FESTIVAL SCREENING FORMAT: [__] VHS [__] S-VHS [__] DVD [__] Will Bring own Beta Deck
BARE BONES INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL SCREENPLAY COMPETITION RULES & GUIDELINES
Screenplays/teleplays must be the original work of the applicant (s).
All entrants must sign the applicant certification in acknowledgment of these rules and guidelines.
Screenplays already optioned are not eligible for this competition.
All entries should be registered with the Writers Guild of America or copyrighted through the Library of Congress.
Screenplays must be formatted in the manner considered standard for the film industry. Such as www.finaldraft.com
Authors name must not appear anywhere other than on the title page.
For feature length screenplays, a Bare Bones Budget Summary should be attached to indicate a proposed budget level for production. This in no way limits actual budget or sales price.
To receive verification of receipt of submission entry, include a self-addressed stamped postcard with your submission.
A list of those qualifying as Semifinalists and finalists will be posted on the website shortly after the list is determined.
If your screenplay is selected for a staged screenplay reading, the festival is under no obligation to provide airfare nor expenses to attend the festival.
BARE BONES INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
MOVIE COMPETITION RULES AND GUIDELINES
Films produced or initiated by a major movie studio are ineligible for competition, but can showcase.
We do not accept pornography.
All entries must come with the Official Bare Bones Entry form, the non-refundable fee and a NTSC VHS screening tape, which is non-returnable..
The screening selections are at the sole discretion of the festival directors, all decisions are final.
All movie formats ( 35 mm, 16 mm, 8 mm, High-Def, Super 8, Digital Video, Camcorder, etc) must be submitted on a VHS (NTSC only). If submitting on a PAL format, include an additional $55 transfer fee.
Return postage or SASE may be submitted for the return of final screening tapes, otherwise the festival will NOT return tapes.
Non-English films must have English subtitles.
A Bare Bones Feature Budget Summary (will not be published) should accompany feature film submissions to verify Bare Bones qualification of less than a million dollars and to qualify for the Auteur of the Year Competition.
Screening dates and times will be set by a deadline designated by festival director with preference going to filmmakers-in-attendance during the festival.
All entrants are encouraged to submit publicity kits with photos, posters, flyers, bio, cast/production credits, etc. Required for "Shameless-Self-Promotion" Award Competition.
All films selected for screening will be posted on the festival website with links to filmmakers website. Photos and posters should be forwarded in .jpg format for easy website posting.Filmmaker is responsible for updating festival if premiere status of film changes prior to festival date.
All monies must be in U.S. dollars: Either by U.S. Bank check, U.S. Postal Money Order or via www.paypal.com Our account ID is email@example.com. NO FEE WAIVERS.Applicant(s) must have the legal ownership right to enter contest.
Semi-Finalists and Finalists are to submit a photo and bio for publication. Additional promotional items, such as posters, press kits, trailers and press kits may also be submitted.
Winners will be announced during the Bare Bones Awards Gala. All awards are based on merit. Judges and/or the Festival reserve the right not to grant an award.
To receive notification of receipt of entry, include a self-addressed stamped postcard.
APPLICANT CERTIFICATION: Please read and sign on page one of the entry form.
I certify that I hold all necessary rights for the submission and/or exhibition of this project to the Bare Bones International Film Festival Competitions.
I understand that the entry fee is NON-REFUNDABLE and does not guarantee my acceptance into the festivals competition.
I fully indemnify the Bare Bones International Film Festivals, its directors, affiliates, associates and judges against any claim made for any violations of law.
I certify that this film/script is not subject to any litigation nor is any litigation threatened.
I warrant that the submission is my original work and that there are no disputes filed against this project.
I understand that should my project win an award, you may use my name (s), titles of materials, clips or trailers for advertising and promotional purposes.
I also grant permission for the festival to use my movie/script in Bare Bones Best of the Fest Tours as long as I am given credit and promotional advantages. I understand that I will not be asked to pay promotional fees nor will I be entitled to financial compensation for participation.
I understand that I must complete a separate entry form for each project submitted with the appropriate fee.
I understand that I must sign a separate distribution agreement for representation or to join a co-op sales arrangement for which I will be compensated for the sale of my movie/script.
ONLY SIGN BELOW IF MORE THAN ONE SIGNATURE IS REQUIRED:
If more than one party signs this agreement as the submitting party, then all references to "I" within this agreement will apply to all persons whose signatures appear below.